Author: Myra Bredin

Strategic Innovation Fund Invests $37.5M into BioVectra Inc.

BioVectra Inc., based in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, serves the medical and biotech sectors and manufactures pharmaceutical products. These products have been used in the treatment of illnesses such as kidney disease, cancer, multiple sclerosis, and cardiovascular disease. The firm has recently received Canadian government funding to support strategic growth

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[EVENT] April 25, 2019 in Markham: Financing Solutions for Strategic Business Growth

To overcome growth challenges, businesses should use a combination of equity, bank financing, and government funding. Each source of investment capital supports aggressive but sustainable growth plans and enables companies to act on emerging market opportunities.
Fortunately, businesses can learn more about Canadian and Ontario government funding to support business growth

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Why Your Business Should Consider Hiring Co-op Students

April, May, and June are the busiest months for hiring and now that many students are finishing their school semesters, businesses of all industries across Canada are aggressively looking to hire students and post-secondary undergraduates for co-ops. A benefit for both students and businesses, hiring co-op students is a cost-effective

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[WEBINAR] April 23: Training Grants for Workforce Development

Targeted training programs can help Canadian companies scale operations, reduce talent gaps, and foster innovative problem solving. But despite the clear benefits of workforce development, few companies allocate enough capital to nurturing world-class talent.
Employers should consider tapping into government funding programs to boost their training budgets.
During the Training Grants for

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Ontario Small Business Events to Attend in April 2019

Small business events provide opportunities for business professionals to grow, network, and stay competitive. Not only are they exceptional learning forums where one can hear industry leaders speak, but they also enable attendees to network with peers, connect to customers, learn about competitors, and spark innovation.
This April, consider attending a

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Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF): $40M for Steel Producer

EVRAZ North America is a leading producer of engineered steel products for the energy, industrial, and rail industries. Throughout their multiple locations in the United States and Canada, the company employs more than 3,000 people. EVRAZ North America has recently received government funding which will support the costs of facility

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